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"A stunning story of espionage."--The Wall Street Journal.
"Le Carre is simply the world's greatest fictional spymaster."--Newsweek --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Gripping story and smart prose. The spy lingo can get intense though. Use a glossary early on so you know what they're talking about.Published 3 days ago by Amazon Customer
I guess if I read the book in one sitting, I might like it better, but it jumps around too much and I took over a month to read it, so it was just disjointed.Published 12 days ago by Amazon Customer
The great classic of espionage novels. Deeply textured, complex, and sophisticated.Published 27 days ago by James P. Mclane
I've read this book three or four times over the years. I don't believe that I know anything at all about the spy world, but Mr Cornwell's take on the great themes of loyalty and... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Fan
Saw the movie before reading the book; as is so often the case, changes in the script and casting decisions detracted from the story. Read morePublished 1 month ago by D. Marshall
I tried twice. First time I made it to about 40% through, just gave up a second time at 33%. I don't think I've every given up on a book because of inability to understand it, so... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Patrick F.
This is an incredibly well written and gripping reality based espionage novel. Despite its age it still contends with the heavy hitters of modern spy novels, but lacks the over the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Cynthia A. Cox